WC Dept of Agriculture: Candidate Engineering Technician (Civil): Sustainable Resource Management

Candidate Engineering Technician (Civil): Sustainable Resource Management (2 contract positions for a 4 year contract period) - Various locations, Ref No. AGR 61/2020


Closing Date 2020/12/14

Reference Number WCG201105-3

Tracking Number AGR 61/2020

Job Title Candidate Engineering Technician (Civil): Sustainable Resource Management (2 contract positions for a 4 year contract period) - Various locations, Ref No. AGR 61/2020

Department Agriculture

Salary level OSD

Enquiries Mr P Keuck at (021) 808 5340

Job Type Contract

Location - Country South Africa

Location - Province Western Cape

Location - Town / City Elsenburg and Vredendal

Job Purpose

The Department of Agriculture, Western Cape Government has an employment opportunity for two suitably qualified and competent individuals to render technical services and support in engineering research, design, manufacturing, operations and maintenance under supervision. These positions are based in Elsenburg and Vredendal.

Minimum Requirements

3-year National Diploma in Civil Engineering or relevant qualification; Registration with ECSA as a Candidate Engineering Technician (Civil) is compulsory upon appointment; A valid driving licence.



Key Performance Areas

Water and irrigation engineering; Render technical services under supervision; Assist engineers, technologists and associates in field, workshop and technical office activities; Perform administrative and related functions; Compile and submit reports as required; Research and development; Keep up with new technologies and procedures.


Knowledge of the following: Water and irrigation engineering; Project Management; Technical design and analysis knowledge; Application of computer-aided engineering applications; Legal compliance; Written and verbal communication skills; Proven computer literacy; Research and development skills.


R 268 713 per annum (OSD as prescribed)

Note on remuneration:

Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc.

MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees' service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.


Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation as well as their full academic record for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

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